Ben Foakes      

Full name Benjamin Thomas Foakes

Born February 15, 1993, Colchester, Essex

Current age 24 years 38 days

Major teams Colts Cricket Club, England Lions, England Under-17s, England Under-19s, Essex, Essex 2nd XI, Surrey, Surrey 2nd XI

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Benjamin Thomas Foakes
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 62 95 19 3051 141* 40.14 5686 53.65 6 16 385 12 104 11
List A 39 35 4 724 90 23.35 892 81.16 0 5 58 9 38 6
Twenty20 36 25 6 347 49 18.26 309 112.29 0 0 20 3 19 3
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 62 1 6 6 0 - - - 6.00 - 0 0 0
List A 39 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 36 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class debut Essex v Sri Lankans at Chelmsford, Jun 10-12, 2011 scorecard
Last First-class Sri Lanka A v England Lions at Dambulla, Feb 24-27, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Victoria v England Lions at Melbourne, Feb 7, 2013 scorecard
Last List A North v South at Abu Dhabi, Mar 21, 2017 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Middlesex v Essex at Lord's, May 17, 2014 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Surrey v Kent at The Oval, Jul 29, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
5, 0c/1s South v North Abu Dhabi 21 Mar 2017 LA
4, 1c/1s South v North Dubai (DSC) 19 Mar 2017 LA
1c/0s South v North Dubai (DSC) 17 Mar 2017 LA
2c/0s, 13* Eng Lions v Sri Lanka A Colombo (CCC) 11 Mar 2017 LA
1c/1s, 17* Eng Lions v Sri Lanka A Colombo (CCC) 9 Mar 2017 LA
8, 0c/0s Eng Lions v Sri Lanka A Kurunegala 6 Mar 2017 LA
3, 0c/0s Eng Lions v Sri Lanka A Dambulla 4 Mar 2017 LA
3c/0s, 3 Eng Lions v Sri Lanka A Dambulla 2 Mar 2017 LA
30, 5c/0s, 54, 3c/2s Eng Lions v Sri Lanka A Dambulla 24 Feb 2017 FC
7, 1c/0s, 2, 2c/0s Eng Lions v Sri Lanka A Pallekele 17 Feb 2017 FC
Profile

In the unstoppable move to the age of the wicketkeeper-batsman, there has been a very obvious compromise: proficiency in front of the stumps has often come at the expense of dexterity behind them. Only a few natural wicketkeepers with a batting pedigree manage to escape that analysis. In Ben Foakes, Surrey - and perhaps one day soon England - imagine they have such a player.

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Mar 15, 2017

Sam Northeast's century set up a series win for South v North, South v North, ECB North v South series, 2nd match, Dubai, March 19, 2017

Sam Northeast's century set up a series win for South v North

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Feb 25, 2017

Ben Foakes keeps wicket for England Lions against Sri Lanka A , Sri Lanka A v England Lions, 2nd unofficial Test, February 25, 2017

Ben Foakes keeps wicket for England Lions against Sri Lanka A

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Dec 7, 2016

Ben Foakes plays a shot en route to 70, Afghanistan v England Lions, 4 day match, Abu Dhabi, day 1, December 7, 2016

Ben Foakes plays a shot en route to 70

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Tournament Results
England v India at Birmingham - Jun 23, 2013
India won by 5 runs
India v Sri Lanka at Cardiff - Jun 20, 2013
India won by 8 wickets (with 90 balls remaining)
England v South Africa at The Oval - Jun 19, 2013
England won by 7 wickets (with 75 balls remaining)
Australia v Sri Lanka at The Oval - Jun 17, 2013
Sri Lanka won by 20 runs
England v New Zealand at Cardiff - Jun 16, 2013
England won by 10 runs
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